Current debris burn permit status: A burn permit is required from the State
October 28, 2021
Burn permits are required from the Tennessee Division of Forestry beginning October 15, 2021 for debris piles in areas without local restrictions.
Check local restrictions in your area prior to conducting any burning activity.
Basic Fire Safety Guidelines for Outdoor Burning
Careless debris burning is a primary cause of wildfires every year in Tennessee. Wildfires result in enormous losses of natural resources, personal property and even lives. Fire can be an effective tool when used properly. Even so, the best intentions can produce disastrous results when safe...